Singapore Zoo, housing more than 2,500 animals from 315 species in a large rainforest environment,
See animals big and small from all parts of the world, from butterflies to Asian elephants, from colourful tropical birds to polar bears. Monkeys and large primates are a major attraction at Singapore Zoo, with full exhibits devoted to orang-utans, proboscis monkeys and baboons. The Zoo is also a centre for wildlife rescue, health care and
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The Australian Outback exhibit at Singapore Zoo features grey kangaroos, wallabies and the frill-necked lizard, which you can spot on jeep rides around the compound. In Cat
The Fragile Forest exhibit shows the connectedness and fragility of rainforest and mangrove ecosystems in a 20,000-cubic-metre area. Exotic insects buzz around while mousedeer, fruit bats, iguanas and more make their home here among the lush forest plants and trees. A display of the Asmat tribe of Irian Jaya highlights their close relationship with nature. Singapore Zoo's Primate Kingdom area has several monkey species including Javan langurs, colobus monkey, cotton-top tamarins, lion-tailed macaque, patas monkey, brown capuchin and Celebes macaque, which can be seen foraging for food and hanging around in the jungle setting. The odd-looking proboscis monkeys of Borneo have a separate display and breeding area to themselves, as do Orang-utans and the Hamadryas baboons from the Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia.
The Polar Bear exhibit gives visitors a thrilling close-up view of them
The shows, including Splash Safari and Elephants at Work and Play are not only
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:30 – 18:00 (Last admission at 17:30)
- Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
- Tel: +65 6269 3411